Juror: Trudi C. Van Dyke

Trudi C. Van Dyke is an independent curator and fine arts consultant who specializes in exhibitions of fiber and fine craft. She curates arts exhibitions nationally and internationally.

She was formerly director of the Torpedo Factory Arts Center (Alexandria, VA) and the Ellipse Art Center (Arlington, VA). She travels around the country as a festival judge and conference speaker on the business of art and the adaptive reuse of facilities.

She writes on the Arts for “Fiber Art Now” and “Élan” Magazines and was an adjunct faculty member in the Masters in Arts Management Program at George Mason University.

She holds a Master’s Degree from Montana State University and continues additional graduate work in Fine Arts and Arts Education at Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of VA. She serves on the arts advisory committee of Northern Virginia Community College, the Barry Gallery (Marymount University) exhibition committee and serves on grant selection committees of the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the Fairfax County Arts Commission.